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The Sun's Martin Blackburn writes...
The Daily Star claims that Wayne Rooney has been taken off penalty-taking duties, with Robin van Persie apparently asked to step up to the mark on a regular basis.
United have made a breakthrough in negotiations with Crystal Palace over a deal to sign Wilfried Zaha, according to the Daily Mail. The paper claims an initial £6million bid has been upped to £8m rising by a further £2m. However, the Daily Telegraph says that Arsenal are weighing up a late bid for the Championship starlet.
The Reds have taken young Leicester City attacker Jeff Schlupp on trial, according to The Independent. Schlupp scored a hat-trick on his debut for the Foxes away at Rotherham in the League Cup.